September 6, 2020

The Process of Creating an Artwork

Have you ever wondered how does an artwork get materialized from an idea to its final rendition?

Here's how it started

This painting entitled, 'Serenity' started with a simple line drawing. Watch this time lapse video of drawing process to see the beginning of how this painting was created.

Drawing process

Indu Varma- Serenity drawing

Colours Came Next

"Colour is a power which directly influences the soul." Wassily Kandinsky
Indu Varma - Serenity step 1

I wanted this painting to be a mix of figurative and abstract elements. Once the line drawing was done, I chose some calming colours - pale hues of blue, green and yellow. These were applied in layers. Gradually I added texture and added some abstract elements.

Indu Varma - Serenity step 2

Buddha radiates spirituality, beauty and well being for all. Hence, I added some brightness to his face with touches of yellow and gold as the final step. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. What does this communicate to you?

Indu Varma - Serenity Step 3
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Who is Your Hidden Strength?

This is a tribute to all mothers, without whom we wouldn't even be on this planet.

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January 31, 2021

Sweetest Little Thing Donation

As an artist, it is important for me to support our local galleries, Struts and Owen's art galleries. They provide various programs for the community members of all ageas while giving much needed support to local artists. I feel fortunate that this fundraiser gives me a chance to share my art with the public and at the same time do a charitable act.

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